Blankful: Roll your own fill-in-the-blank tests

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Blankful: Roll your own fill-in-the-blank tests

Post by reinhard » Tue Jun 03, 2008 8:26 pm

A little tool for fellow autodidacts:

http://everydaysystems.com/blankful/

My immediate "use case" was practicing German articles, but it's pretty general purpose.

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Post by reinhard » Tue Mar 30, 2010 3:57 pm

Not sure if anyone else is using this, but I continue to find it helpful.

I just added a little tweak that lets you blank out words in the input text by surrounding them with _underscores_.

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Re: Blankful: Roll your own fill-in-the-blank tests

Post by ValerieAnn » Fri Feb 26, 2021 5:50 pm

Is this no longer available? Just discovered it but links aren't working. I have sons learning Latin (homeschool) and we might find this quite helpful.

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Re: Blankful: Roll your own fill-in-the-blank tests

Post by reinhard » Fri Jul 16, 2021 2:16 pm

Sorry blankful somehow stopped working a while ago... I'll see if I can revive it.

These days, I'm very into anki cards, which have something in common. Anki "cloze deletions" are more versatile if slightly less ef.

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